Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Deputies kill murder suspect

Deputies kill murder suspect

Man was wanted for double homicide in Kentucky Local sheriff’s deputies early Saturday shot and killed a Florida man suspected of murdering his father and his father’s girlfriend in Kentucky. According to authorities in Kentucky and various area news reports, Gerald R. Boyes, 53, of Jacksonville, was shot as he […]

 
 

Local pastor charged with child enticement

Local pastor charged with child enticement

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Twin Lakes pastor and Trevor resident stands accused of three felonies, including attempted child enticement in Winnebago County. Joshua Scheil, who was being held on $10,000 cash bond Monday in Winnebago County Circuit Court, was arrested in Oshkosh April 12 following an undercover Child […]

 
 

Graveley, Capelli will lead Falcon boys

Graveley, Capelli will lead Falcon boys

  By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Westosha Central High School boys tennis looks to be fueled by their top two doubles teams in 2016. Lucas Graveley and George Capelli look to lead the charge in the Falcons’ attack after being conference champs in 2015. The Falcons won the Southern Lakes […]

 
 

Bristol School rallies behind eighth-grade student

Bristol School rallies behind eighth-grade student

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent Can one person make a difference? If you asked Julie Bayles, she would tell you the answer is yes…and no. Seth is her son and since he was 7, has battled a rare autoimmune disorder for which there is no cure and doctors have found no […]

 
 

Community comes together for cancer fighter

Community comes together for cancer fighter

Cassidy Weidert benefit slated at Bella Vita April 24 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer New Munster resident Cassidy Weidert has all the characteristics of a well-rounded 28-year-old woman. The 2006 Westosha Central High School graduate participated in Lakeland Little League, attended Wheatland Center School and St. Alphonsus Grade School during […]

 
 

Water Update: Wilmot pump replaced

Water Update: Wilmot pump replaced

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The broken pump that led to the cancellation of classes at Wilmot Union High School has been replaced Tuesday, but school remains closed until Thursday, pending the outcome of testing results conducted Wednesday. Wilmot cancelled classes Monday while maintenance personnel tried to restore water, but […]

 
 

Central apologetic after KKK presentation

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Westosha Central High School student delivering a presentation on the 1920’s in a Ku Klux Klan-style outfit touched off public backlash and left school officials apologetic Monday. The unnamed student dressed in a hood and robe drew the attention of classmates, who posted photos […]

 
 

Central sets the stage for laughter, suspense

Central sets the stage for laughter, suspense

        By Nicholas Ravnikar Correspondent Students at Westosha Central High School didn’t get exactly the murder mystery dinner theater fundraiser that they wanted. But the drama club is still puzzling over lines and stage directions, cuing up lights and sound, and constructing a new set that presents […]

 
 

No school at Wilmot Union Tuesday, Wednesday

No school at Wilmot Union Tuesday, Wednesday

Classes could resume as late as Thursday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Classes could be cancelled until at least Thursday at Wilmot Union High School, according to District Administrator Dan Kopp, noting a broken well pump. The school shut its doors Monday when the facility reportedly had no water, followed […]

 
 

Halbesma tabbed as new Wheatland principal

Halbesma tabbed as new Wheatland principal

New leader comes from Lake Geneva By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Wheatland School District posted its principal position in January, it enticed current Lake Geneva Middle School Principal Drew Halbesma to apply. “I was not actively looking to make a change at this point, but have always told myself […]

 
 
 
 
 

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